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The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas ID Requirement Kept Voters From Polls Says Study

Nearly 13 percent said their lack of any one of the seven photo IDs was a reason they did not vote in the Latino majority Congressional district researchers studied.

08/06/2015

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University Of Houston Breaks Silence On McConaughey Speech Fee

A Texas university that booked Matthew McConaughey as its May commencement speaker has broken the silence on the Texas-born actor’s speaking fee.

03/31/2015

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Talent Agency Wants Matt McConaughey Speaking Fee Secret

A celebrity booking agency is saying it’s not all right, all right, all right to make public how much the University of Houston is paying actor Matthew McConaughey to speak at the school’s May commencement ceremony.

03/26/2015

Sigma-Chi

University Of Houston Suspends Fraternity For Alleged Hazing

The University of Houston president suspended the university’s Sigma Chi fraternity chapter in the wake of fraternity allegations at the chapter.

03/17/2015

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Nandita Berry Named New Texas Secretary Of State

Houston attorney Nandita Berry has been appointed Texas secretary of state, becoming the first Indian-American to be named the state’s chief elections officer.

12/19/2013

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Veteran Dallas Attorney Sets The Record Straight For Success In The Criminal Justice System

For some prosecutors, career advancement can depend on volunteering for the cases that others turn down.

09/23/2013

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Texas College Tuition Rises

The average student at a state university in Texas is paying 55 percent more for their education than a decade ago, when state lawmakers deregulated tuition and allowed campuses to start setting their own prices, according to a newspaper analysis.

09/23/2012

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Former Houston Star Ted Luckenbill Dies At 72

Former University of Houston basketball star Ted Luckenbill, who played in Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game, has died of cancer at the age of 72.

06/25/2012

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Study: Pack Sanitizer Before Checking In To Hotels

If your summer vacation plans include a hotel stay, you may want to pack an extra supply of hand sanitizer—and maybe even some disinfecting wipes.

06/18/2012

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To Keep Research Funding, Universities Mull Tobacco Ban

A state agency is finding that the billions of dollars it has at its disposal may allow it to be more effective in getting comprehensive tobacco-free policies established — most notably, at university campuses.

02/19/2012

Oklahoma v Texas

AP Source: Penn State, UH To Ticket City Bowl

A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that No. 24 Penn State will face No. 20 Houston in the Ticket City Bowl on Jan. 2.

12/04/2011